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History Rewind: Mary Queen of Scots crowned

<![CDATA[On 9th September 1543, a child that was barely a year old was crowned Queen of Scotland in the Chapel Royal at Stirling Castle. Mary, Queen of Scots, would go on to be one of the more embattled Queen's in history. Nobody would be surprised, considering the burden that she was shouldering as Monarch of a very turbulent Scotland. For a female to be crowned in Scotland, it was…
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Diana's wedding dress returned to William and Harry

<![CDATA[The wedding dress of Diana, Princess of Wales, has now been returned to her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. The famous dress was designed by David and Elizabeth Emmanuel, and featured a 25ft train, puffed sleeves and a ruffled collar. It has been kept on the Althorp Estate, Diana’s childhood home, for two months of the year, as part of an exhibition called ‘Diana: A…
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The service never ends: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

<![CDATA[It could be argued that The Royal Navy was the main driving force behind the British Empire becoming a dominant world presence since its expansion in the 16th century. The Navy is the oldest of the British Armed Services and was the largest and most powerful from the 18th century until the middle of the 20th century. With its fabled history, it is no surprise that the Royal Navy is a…
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Will Camilla actually be Princess Consort?

<![CDATA[At the beginning of the year, I wrote a blogcalled ‘why Camilla must become our Queen‘. Since its publication, the article became the site’s single most discussed article,receiving over several hundred comments with varying views and…
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History Rewind: The Battle of Bosworth

<![CDATA[The Battle of Bosworth, which was fought on 22nd August 1485, is one of England’s defining battles as it resulted in the end of Richard III’s reign and led to Henry Tudor becoming King Henry VII. This marked the beginning of the infamous Tudor dynasty. Henry Tudor had a claim to Richard’s throne, however it wasn’t particularly strong as it came from John of…
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